Essex Junior Academy (K-8)
About Essex Junior Academy
Essex Junior Academy has three primary and simple objectives:
What makes us different
What we Offer
(All subjects are aligned with PARCC academic benchmarks)
Essex Junior Academy offers Single School Culture with rigorous quality control measures and accountability systems in place to ensure all students become: Independent Thinkers, Problem Solvers, Responsible Citizens, Effective Communicators and Life-Long Learners.
Essex Junior Academy offers a Rigorous Academic instruction built through blended instruction and specific learning outcomes, data-driven results and educational best practices that will complement the school district’s core curriculum.
Essex Junior Academy offers a systematic school-wide behavior management system that promotes pro-social and on-task behavior while developing effective leadership skills and coping strategies. Student are awarded various incentives weekly and monthly based on their individual needs and goals.
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School Uniform Policy
Uniforms are a mandatory policy at Essex Junior Academy. We believe that uniforms improve school climate, eliminate competition and bullying associated with attire. As a result of unified apparel, students are able to focus on their academics. Students are expected to have their uniform on daily without excuse.
Essex Junior Academy Staff
At Essex Junior Academy’s alternative schools, a dedicated team prioritizes student success and well-being, fostering an inclusive and nurturing environment for at-risk students to thrive.